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The past is not always a prologue to the future. But looking at some of the big winners and losers of 2010 does provide some strong hints of a positive 2011.
Companies are busting out of cost-cutting mode and shifting into gear for growth. What does that mean for the job market? See 10 jobs that will be the most in demand in 2011.
So where are the jobs? Click to see six industries with the biggest pickup in hiring, which companies are doing the most hiring in those sectors, and some of the positions they’re looking for.
The fallout from the global crisis of 2008 will continue to impact economies around the world, but the amplitude will be lower, allowing for a return to a more normalized environment for growth and profits. As health returns to economies, so will investment returns.
The Federal Reserve’s $600 billion stimulus program has done little to lower interest rates and or improve unemployment, though it has boosted stock and commodity prices, a CNBC survey says.
"Someday," warned Don Corleone in "The Godfather," after granting a favor, "I will call on you to do a service for me." Here's how favors work in the corporate world.
The president remains more politically resilient than the mid-term elections suggest— and his adjustment to setbacks may be helping him. Obama leads prospective Republican challengers for 2012.
In topics that ranged from taxes to jobs to American competitiveness to education to the deficit, President Obama came across to CEOs as willing to listen and work with business.
For both the jobseeker and the happily employed, you want to translate the overall top five list to your specific prospective employer’s or current employer’s top five list.
Immigrants and their families have carved out pockets in the US to own and operate Dunkin’ Donuts stores.
Wells Fargo has broken with other big banks by urging US regulators to require mortgage lenders to retain more of the loans they originate, rather than selling them to investors, a practice that helped to fuel the housing bubble, reports the Financial Times.
Stocks closed off session highs, yet the Dow still hit its highest level since before Lehman Brothers collapsed as Treasury yields soared in the wake of the Federal Reserve's reaffirmation of its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy. AT&T and Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks trimmed some gains but remained mostly higher Tuesday after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy and left short-term interest rates unchanged. Kraft and Microsoft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks continued to trade higher Tuesday after a handful of mostly strong economic reports, and despite weak earnings from leading electronics retailer Best Buy, as investors await news from the Federal Reserve's meeting this afternoon. Boeing and Cisco rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stock index futures rose slightly after news that retail sales were stronger than expected in November, and inflation was in line with expectations. Earlier futures had slipped after disappointing news from leading electronics retailer Best Buy dampened enthusiasm for the holiday shopping season.
Christmas 2010 could turn out to be the merriest since the recession began, with the exclusive CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding Americans somewhat more optimistic but real optimism remains elusive.
The Ford Motor company announced on Thursday that it plans to add 1800 new jobs and invest $600 million to revamp its Louisville, Ky. assembly plant.
Half full versus half empty. Certainty versus uncertainty. Jobs versus spending.
Sure, most of them involve being a doctor, money manger or CEO. But you'd be surprised at some of the jobs on this list! Here are a dozen jobs that pay $100 or more.
Americans who have been on unemployment benefits for a very long time might have felt a twinge of relief when they learned that the tax deal cut in Washington, DC this week would extend unemployment benefits for another 13-months.